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DIS: Sustainability in Europe
Copenhagen, Denmark (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Sponsor: Danish Institute for Study Abroad 
Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction::
Core Program Attributes::
Center-based Program
Minimum GPA::
Housing Options::
Apartment, Dormitory/Residence Hall, Homestay, Hostel/Hotel/Guest House
Approved by::
Open to::
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Program Advisor: Stephen Capobianco
Program Description:

The core focus of the program is on the social, political, and economic issues associated with sustainable development. Using a predominantly social science approach, you will be introduced to a range of Danish and European stakeholders shaping the sustainability agenda.

The Sustainability in Europe program will allow you to:


  • Use Copenhagen as a classroom by visiting some of the world’s most progressive sustainability initiatives. Past visits include the European Environment Agency, Risø National Laboratory for Renewable Energy, and the NGO Energy Crossroads
  • Spend your week-long study tour at a leading European destination in one of the key themes of sustainable development, such as grassroots innovation, environmental policy, or climate mitigation and adaptation
  • Combine your classroom experiences with field studies and study tour visits by creating your own strategy plan for a sustainable future
  • Get involved with sustainability outside of the classroom: live in the Green House, attend DIS-hosted Climate Seminars, volunteer for various sustainability NGOs, bike to school, or be a part of the Sustainability Task Force

The program is for you if you are interested in environmental studies, environmental science, public policy, or general environmental affairs.

Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.